Period
to 17 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail over the 6 months to 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retailing
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 101 49
Rank change year-on-year +38 -52 +3
Permanent jobs citing Retail 2,675 705 3,009
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.46% 3.35% 5.36%
As % of the General category 8.77% 5.66% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,328 538 2,300
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.48% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,763
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

Retail is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30,492 12,458 34,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 62.29% 59.21% 61.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,935 10,212 27,266
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.56%
75th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year - +8.49% +6.00%

Retail
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail in London.

Salary trend for Retail in London

Retail
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail in London over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail in London

Retail
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the London region over the 6 months to 17 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -7 229 £72,500 - 99
West London -27 91 £52,500 -25.00% 57
South London +3 34 £72,500 +7.41% 8
North London +10 33 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East London -9 15 £72,500 +173.58% 14
Retail
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Retail.

1 942 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 748 (27.96%) Finance
3 732 (27.36%) E-Commerce
4 712 (26.62%) Social Skills
5 620 (23.18%) AWS
6 598 (22.36%) JavaScript
7 472 (17.64%) Software Engineering
8 468 (17.50%) Java
9 445 (16.64%) React
10 437 (16.34%) Python
11 415 (15.51%) Microservices
12 400 (14.95%) Marketing
13 399 (14.92%) Docker
14 382 (14.28%) Kubernetes
15 379 (14.17%) DevOps
16 369 (13.79%) SQL
17 362 (13.53%) Azure
18 354 (13.23%) Analytics
19 334 (12.49%) Test Automation
20 332 (12.41%) Node.js
21 324 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
22 323 (12.07%) GCP
23 309 (11.55%) User Experience
24 294 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
24 294 (10.99%) Scrum
25 289 (10.80%) HTML
26 284 (10.62%) CSS
27 278 (10.39%) TypeScript
28 269 (10.06%) Microsoft
29 263 (9.83%) Degree

Retail
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 114 (4.26%) CMS
2 88 (3.29%) Apache Spark
3 81 (3.03%) Confluence
4 32 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.05%) Jupyter
6 26 (0.97%) SAS
7 22 (0.82%) SharePoint
8 21 (0.79%) Apache
8 21 (0.79%) IBM Domino
9 20 (0.75%) IIS
10 16 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
12 13 (0.49%) WordPress
13 10 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.26%) nginx
15 6 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.19%) CICS
16 5 (0.19%) Moodle
16 5 (0.19%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 81 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (0.52%) Sketch
5 13 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.41%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.30%) InVision
8 7 (0.26%) Figma
8 7 (0.26%) InDesign
8 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.11%) SPSS
12 1 (0.037%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.037%) EViews
12 1 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 66 (2.47%) Shopify
2 60 (2.24%) Magento
3 38 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.67%) MetaTrader
5 17 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.60%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.45%) Maximo
9 10 (0.37%) SAP Business One
10 8 (0.30%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.30%) SAP Retail
10 8 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.22%) SAP MM
11 6 (0.22%) SAP SD
12 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
13 4 (0.15%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 620 (23.18%) AWS
2 362 (13.53%) Azure
3 323 (12.07%) GCP
4 200 (7.48%) Serverless
5 125 (4.67%) SaaS
6 74 (2.77%) Power Platform
7 63 (2.36%) GitHub
8 60 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
9 54 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
10 47 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
11 45 (1.68%) Amazon ECS
12 42 (1.57%) Amazon S3
12 42 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
13 41 (1.53%) Firebase
14 40 (1.50%) Microsoft 365
15 37 (1.38%) Azure Functions
16 36 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
17 33 (1.23%) Stackdriver
18 30 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
19 24 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.72%) HTTP
2 37 (1.38%) Skype
3 36 (1.35%) Firewall
3 36 (1.35%) Internet
4 33 (1.23%) Network Security
5 27 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.90%) DNS
7 17 (0.64%) SSH
8 10 (0.37%) Broadband
8 10 (0.37%) WAN
8 10 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.34%) IPv6
10 8 (0.30%) DHCP
10 8 (0.30%) HTTPS
10 8 (0.30%) IPv4
10 8 (0.30%) LAN
10 8 (0.30%) SMTP
10 8 (0.30%) SNMP
11 7 (0.26%) VPN
12 6 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (8.07%) PostgreSQL
2 180 (6.73%) NoSQL
2 180 (6.73%) SQL Server
3 155 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 133 (4.97%) MySQL
5 117 (4.37%) Big Data
6 107 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 87 (3.25%) Tableau
8 69 (2.58%) Power BI
8 69 (2.58%) Redis
9 68 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
10 67 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 64 (2.39%) Hadoop
12 59 (2.21%) BigQuery
13 41 (1.53%) Data Lake
14 38 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
15 30 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 221 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 207 (7.74%) Jenkins
3 143 (5.35%) JIRA
4 66 (2.47%) Selenium
5 43 (1.61%) GitLab
5 43 (1.61%) Postman
6 42 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 41 (1.53%) Cypress.io
7 41 (1.53%) Maven
8 39 (1.46%) Cucumber
9 38 (1.42%) Gradle
10 36 (1.35%) webpack
11 32 (1.20%) SonarQube
12 31 (1.16%) Mocha
13 29 (1.08%) Bitbucket
13 29 (1.08%) CircleCI
14 26 (0.97%) Visual Studio
15 22 (0.82%) JMeter
16 21 (0.79%) NUnit
17 17 (0.64%) RSpec
General
1 748 (27.96%) Finance
2 712 (26.62%) Social Skills
3 400 (14.95%) Marketing
4 324 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
5 220 (8.22%) Banking
6 97 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 95 (3.55%) Presentation Skills
8 91 (3.40%) Games
9 81 (3.03%) Advertising
9 81 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
10 77 (2.88%) Automotive
11 74 (2.77%) Public Sector
12 67 (2.50%) Influencing Skills
13 66 (2.47%) Retail Finance
14 58 (2.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 57 (2.13%) Telecoms
16 52 (1.94%) Legal
17 36 (1.35%) Publishing
18 29 (1.08%) Investment Banking
19 28 (1.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 477 (17.83%) Developer
2 283 (10.58%) Software Engineer
3 173 (6.47%) Analyst
4 161 (6.02%) Architect
5 132 (4.93%) Senior Developer
6 112 (4.19%) Java Engineer
7 109 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 95 (3.55%) Project Manager
9 80 (2.99%) Consultant
10 76 (2.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 71 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
12 70 (2.62%) Java Software Engineer
13 63 (2.36%) Business Analyst
14 62 (2.32%) Data Scientist
15 58 (2.17%) Senior Manager
16 55 (2.06%) Java Developer
17 54 (2.02%) Data Engineer
17 54 (2.02%) Technical Leader
18 52 (1.94%) DevOps Engineer
18 52 (1.94%) Head of E-Commerce
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (16.64%) React
2 332 (12.41%) Node.js
3 289 (10.80%) HTML
4 284 (10.62%) CSS
5 221 (8.26%) REST
6 192 (7.18%) GraphQL
7 177 (6.62%) AngularJS
8 161 (6.02%) RESTful
9 160 (5.98%) .NET
10 156 (5.83%) Kafka
11 129 (4.82%) Spring
11 129 (4.82%) Web Services
12 112 (4.19%) Redux
13 85 (3.18%) HTML5
14 74 (2.77%) Jest
15 62 (2.32%) Django
15 62 (2.32%) Spring Boot
16 58 (2.17%) CSS3
17 54 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
17 54 (2.02%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 309 (11.55%) User Experience
2 149 (5.57%) Algorithms
3 145 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 129 (4.82%) Management Information System
5 120 (4.49%) FMCG
6 89 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 88 (3.29%) Mobile App
8 81 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
9 45 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
9 45 (1.68%) Social Media
10 42 (1.57%) Blog
11 39 (1.46%) Cloud Native
12 37 (1.38%) Derivative
13 35 (1.31%) Data Structures
14 32 (1.20%) Driving Licence
14 32 (1.20%) Social Network
15 31 (1.16%) EPoS
16 30 (1.12%) NHS
17 29 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (1.05%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 103 (3.85%) Linux
2 62 (2.32%) Android
3 56 (2.09%) Windows
4 50 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 23 (0.86%) Unix
6 22 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 18 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (0.34%) VMS
11 5 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.15%) CentOS
12 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.075%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.037%) Alpine Linux
15 1 (0.037%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.037%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 942 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
2 732 (27.36%) E-Commerce
3 472 (17.64%) Software Engineering
4 415 (15.51%) Microservices
5 379 (14.17%) DevOps
6 354 (13.23%) Analytics
7 334 (12.49%) Test Automation
8 294 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
8 294 (10.99%) Scrum
9 242 (9.05%) Facilities Management
9 242 (9.05%) Full Stack Development
10 228 (8.52%) Mentoring
11 217 (8.11%) TDD
12 215 (8.04%) Machine Learning
13 201 (7.51%) Service Delivery
14 199 (7.44%) Line Management
15 191 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
16 189 (7.07%) Data Science
17 186 (6.95%) Logistics
18 184 (6.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 598 (22.36%) JavaScript
2 468 (17.50%) Java
3 437 (16.34%) Python
4 369 (13.79%) SQL
5 278 (10.39%) TypeScript
6 242 (9.05%) C#
7 121 (4.52%) PHP
8 103 (3.85%) Go
9 93 (3.48%) Ruby
10 70 (2.62%) Scala
11 66 (2.47%) Kotlin
12 56 (2.09%) C
13 51 (1.91%) R
14 44 (1.64%) Java 8
15 40 (1.50%) C++
16 39 (1.46%) Bash Shell
16 39 (1.46%) Java 11
17 34 (1.27%) ES6
18 28 (1.05%) Groovy
19 27 (1.01%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 263 (9.83%) Degree
2 48 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.46%) PhD
5 25 (0.93%) Master's Degree
6 19 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.41%) CCNP
10 11 (0.41%) CISSP
11 10 (0.37%) ACCA
11 10 (0.37%) CISM
11 10 (0.37%) MCSA
11 10 (0.37%) PMP
12 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (0.30%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.30%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (7.89%) QA
2 89 (3.33%) SLA
3 61 (2.28%) GDPR
4 50 (1.87%) Accessibility
5 36 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.60%) PMO
8 7 (0.26%) NIST
8 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.22%) GAAP
10 4 (0.15%) Basel III
10 4 (0.15%) COBIT
10 4 (0.15%) COSHH
10 4 (0.15%) GRC
10 4 (0.15%) NEBOSH
11 2 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.037%) COSO
12 1 (0.037%) IFRS
12 1 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 399 (14.92%) Docker
2 22 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.41%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.30%) Postfix
5 8 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.26%) Ceph
7 6 (0.22%) vSphere
8 5 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.075%) StorNext
9 2 (0.075%) XenApp
9 2 (0.075%) Xsan
10 1 (0.037%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.037%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 382 (14.28%) Kubernetes
2 193 (7.21%) Terraform
3 124 (4.64%) Ansible
4 78 (2.92%) Puppet
5 68 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
7 14 (0.52%) Grafana
8 11 (0.41%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.19%) Data Guard
10 5 (0.19%) Kibana
10 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.19%) SCCM
11 4 (0.15%) Istio
11 4 (0.15%) Packer
12 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.075%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.075%) SCOM
Vendors
1 269 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 213 (7.96%) Google
3 85 (3.18%) Oracle
4 80 (2.99%) SAP
5 71 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (1.38%) WorldPay
7 35 (1.31%) Adobe
8 34 (1.27%) Apple
8 34 (1.27%) Cognizant
9 27 (1.01%) IBM
10 25 (0.93%) Qubit
11 22 (0.82%) Facebook
12 21 (0.79%) Cisco
13 19 (0.71%) VMware
14 17 (0.64%) Splunk
14 17 (0.64%) Xamarin
15 16 (0.60%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.56%) Elastic Path
16 15 (0.56%) Sitecore
17 14 (0.52%) New Relic